Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Click on the case studies below to find out what programs, projects and policies are being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Goal 2.

Learn more about the targets and indicators of SDG 2 at UN Sustainbale Development Knowledge Platform.

Case studies

20 case studies available.

Cities without Hunger – community gardens
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São Paulo, Brazil

Cities without Hunger – community gardens

The project’s objective is to implement a farming nucleus and satellite agricultural sites to generate urban jobs and skill-building.

Urban Agriculture Programme (UAP)
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Rosario, Argentina

Urban Agriculture Programme (UAP)

The objective of the UAP is to implement a participatory process of production, transformation, and commercialisation to improve food supply

Micro-Gardens in Dakar
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Dakar, Senegal

Micro-Gardens in Dakar

Micro-gardening is a form of soilless horticultural production undertaken in small urban spaces, and contributes to the fight against food insecurity in Dakar.

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture in Ghent, Belgium
Genth, Belgium

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture ...

Ghent has identified a demand for urban agriculture to occur within the city region to provide better transparency in the food system

Victory Gardens Initiative
Milwaukee, United States

Victory Gardens Initiative

Victory Gardens Initiative is a community organisation that supports a better food system by helping people grow their own food.

Fresh City Farms
Toronto, Canada

Fresh City Farms

Fresh City Farms is a for-profit social enterprise that operates market gardens in Toronto, providing pathways to farming for young people.

The Stop
Toronto, Canada

The Stop

The Stop has pioneered a transformation from a traditional charity-model food bank to a new, empowerment model of ‘community food centre’.

Food security through urban agriculture
La Habana, Cuba

Food security through urban agriculture

Cuban society has successfully made the transition from an oil dependant society to create an organic self sufficient food system.

Food and urban agriculture strategy "Fresh" for Edmonton
Edmonton, Canada

Food and urban agriculture strategy "Fresh" for...

Food production must be added to urban planning policy and legislation to increase the normality of urban agriculture in Edmonton